Food Directory

Santa Cruz County Asian Food Guide

A not-comprehensive list of Santa Cruz County Asian food locations - we encourage you to support these businesses both to support local entrepreneurs as well as to support a satisfied and full belly.

Santa Cruz Asian Food Guide

Pop Ups (Mobile & Food Truck)

Catering (not pop-up, moving towards brick & mortar)

Brick & Mortar

Chinese 2

Tibetan 3

Himalayan/Nepalese 3

Thai 3

Korean 4

South Asian 4

Japanese 4

Hawaiian 5

Fusion 6

Vietnamese 6

Asian Grocery Stores


Pop Ups (Mobile & Food Truck)

Catering and also at Bad Animal Restaurant 1011 Cedar St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060:

Brick & Mortar

Chinese

  • Yan Flower (Chinese Restaurant)

  • Shun Feng (Chinese Restaurant)

  • Mo’s Dumplings (Dumpling Restaurant)

  • Monster Pot

  • Guangzhou

  • Canton (Capitola)

  • Tam's Restaurant (Santa Cruz)

  • Golden Palace (Chinese Restaurant)

  • Golden Fu Wah (Soquel)

  • Golden China Restaurant

    • Address: 1866 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

    • Phone: (831) 724-6957

  • Kings Garden Restaurant (Chinese Restaurant)

    • Address: 412 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

    • Phone: (831) 724-4083

  • Hong Kong Garden II (Chinese Restaurant)

    • Address: 1012 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

    • Phone: (831) 724-1188

  • Hong Kong Express (Chinese Restaurant)

    • Website: https://www.hongkongwatsonville.com/

    • Address: 1457 Freedom Blvd, Watsonville, CA 95076

    • Phone: (831) 722-6899

  • Happy Garden Chinese Restaurant (Chinese Restaurant)

    • Address: 1980 Freedom Blvd, Freedom, CA 95019

    • Phone: (831) 728-4766

Tibetan

  • River Cafe (Santa Cruz)

Himalayan/Nepalese

  • Nomad Momo (Aptos)

Thai


Korean

South Asian

Japanese


  • Sapporo Ramen

  • Imura Japanese Restaurant

    • Website: https://www.imurasushi.com/

    • Address: 1994 Main St, Watsonville, CA 95076

    • Phone: (831) 761-8799

  • Miyuki Restaurant (Japanese Restaurant)

  • Akira (Sushi Restaurant)

  • Mobo Sushi

  • I Love Sushi

    • Address: 516 Front St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

    • Phone: (831) 421-0706

  • Sushi Garden Watsonville (Sushi Restaurant)

  • Otoro (Scotts Valley)

  • Sushi QU (Sushi Restaurant)

    • Address: 952 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

    • Phone: (831) 319-4567

Hawaiian

  • L&L Hawaiian Barbeque

    • Website: https://llhawaiianbarbecue.com/

    • Address: 460 7th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

    • Phone: (831) 475-8898

  • The Poki Bowl

    • Address: 1121 Soquel Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062

    • Phone: (831) 600-8313

  • Poke House

    • Website: https://www.poke.house/home

    • Address: 1543 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

    • Phone: (831) 316-5130

Fusion

Vietnamese


Asian Grocery Stores

  • HBJ Oriental Store & Food To Go

    • Address: 205 E Lake Ave, Watsonville, CA 95076

    • Phone: (831) 722-4784

(NOTE: Fresh vegetables on Saturdays! And pastries!)